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A Guide To Teaching English in Hong Kong

Thinking about escaping the boredom and mundane-ness of your home town, village or city? But not sure where to go? Here’s a piece on how YOU can move to the skyscraping metropolis of Hong Kong and teach English! A quick guide to teaching English in Hong Kong, all from four years of my personal experience Read more about A Guide To Teaching English in Hong Kong[…]

Hong Kong to China Hung Hom Guangzhou train

World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Hung Hom to Guangzhou Express Train)

In my ongoing series of World Borders, I give you the ins and outs of crossing borders around the world. Having spent 2 years living in Hong Kong and having been to China over 10 times, I know a bit about the different borders that exist between these two countries or two parts of the Read more about World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Hung Hom to Guangzhou Express Train)[…]

teaching English in Yuen Long Hong Kong

Working Wednesdays: Teaching English in Yuen Long, Hong Kong

  By the end of 2011 I had worked in 3 schools in Hong Kong as an English teacher. I always like to pick up extra work on my travels and I got the opportunity to work on Saturdays at a Primary School in Yuen Long. I like the charm of Yuen Long – I Read more about Working Wednesdays: Teaching English in Yuen Long, Hong Kong[…]

Pizza Beer at Beertopia Hong Kong 2013

Thirsty Thursdays: Pizza Beer in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Last weekend I attended the second annual Hong Kong Beer Festival, known as Beertopia. Aside from the usual range of ales, stouts and lagers I was somewhat surprised to stumble upon a new beer I had never heard of before – Pizza Beer! What? A beer made of pizza? Or a pizza topped with beer? Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Pizza Beer in Kowloon, Hong Kong[…]

English interviews in a Buddhist School in Yuen Long

Working Wednesdays: English Video Interviews in a Buddhist School, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

I haven’t mentioned much about teaching yet on Working Wednesdays, despite having worked in about 10 different schools, but it’s a regular feature so there will be plenty to come. These teaching jobs have been wide and varied ranging from Kindergartens to Joint School Events to Primary Schools to Buddhist Schools to Private Tutoring, all Read more about Working Wednesdays: English Video Interviews in a Buddhist School, Yuen Long, Hong Kong[…]

Tai O Fishing Village in Hong Kong

Visiting Tai O Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

When people think of Hong Kong they often think of the typical stereotypes associated with this global location – huge skyscrapers, office blocks, people in long queues, traffic jams, a busy commercial city. But in actual fact that view of Hong Kong is just one of many faces this country has to offer, yes I Read more about Visiting Tai O Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong[…]

Jonny Blair heading to China from Lam Tin

World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Kwun Tong to Huanggang, Shenzhen)

In my ongoing series of world borders, I basically write about the ways to cross various borders, aiming to give an account of my personal journeys and help you to copy me and get into a new country without fuss. Having crossed the Hong Kong to China border so many times and in almost every Read more about World Borders: How to get from Hong Kong to China (Kwun Tong to Huanggang, Shenzhen)[…]

Jonny Blair talks about Chinese New Year red packets

Chinese New Year: What are Red Packets?

You have probably heard of Chinese New Year. It’s the same as New Year except it’s Chinese. That’s where things become slightly different. If you are lucky enough to live in a Chinese environment during Chinese New Year you will love the whole craze and madness of it all. You might also be given red Read more about Chinese New Year: What are Red Packets?[…]